Old Man Emu" is a song written and recorded by Australian country singer John Williamson. In 1970, Williamson performed the track on TV talent quest, New Faces, winning first place. Williamson signed with Fable Records after the win. "Old Man Emu" was released in May 1970 as Williamson's debut single and lead single from Williamson's self-titled debut studio album. The song peaked at number 4 on the Kent Music Report and was certified gold in Australia.
In 1969 John Williamson wrote a novelty song, "Old Man Emu", and early the following year he performed the track on TV talent quest, New Faces, winning first place. He later reflected on his songwriting process, and the importance of his guitar, "no matter where I go I'll have one with me, in case I come up with a song, I've got to have the guitar straight away. I always write the words and the music together". In early 1970 he signed a recording contract with Fable Records owner and New Faces's judge, Ron Tudor
Old Man Emu" is a song written and recorded by Australian country singer John Williamson. Williamson signed with Fable Records after the wi. .Old Man Emu" was released in May 1970 as Williamson's debut single and lead single from Williamson's self-titled debut studio album. Single by John Williamson. from the album John Williamson. John Williamson singles chronology. Under the Bridge/The Unexplored Shadows of Mine" (1970).
Old Man Emu by John Williamson with guitar chords and tabs. false notes) But the emu was too smart for him, walked right up an’ kicked him in the shins. C F C D G Ba da da doo doo, ba doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo doo doo. C F C G C He can’t fly but I’m telling you, he could run the pants off a dingo, too. C F C C G C x2. C F C D G Well, the last time I saw old man emu, oom ba-da di-doo ba da da, C F C G C he was chasing a female he knew, oom ba-da di-doo ba da da. C F C As he shot past I heard him say. (false notes) .
I have allways enjoyed John Williamson's music since I first discovered him in 1993 on a trip to Sydney. I have always looked for his music everytime I went to a record store. If you like good old fashion Country/Folk music, with a twist, you will like this music.
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